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Teen to historic prison: Al Capone's radio is wrong vintage

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A sharp-eyed boy who collects antique radios is taking umbrage with the vintage radio on display inside gangster Al Capone's cell at a historic Philadelphia prison.... 



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Battle of Jutland centenary commemorated in Orkney

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Sea fog gathers as it did that day, while British and German heads of state pay their respects to the battle’s nearly 9,000 deadOn land and sea the centenary of a misty night that changed the course of the first world war – its only major...(more) 



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Khan defends EU vote campaign tactics

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Sadiq Khan defends campaigning with David Cameron in the EU referendum, saying he wants to make it clear Labour supports a Remain vote. 



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Study: Social media posts about alcohol drive viewers to drink

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People exposed to social media ads for beer were more likely to indulge in the brews than those who viewed ads about bottled water.         



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The Guardian view on Zika and the Olympics: keep it in proportion | Editorial

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The Zika virus can have grave consequences, but in the Rio winter there will be bigger challenges to addressThe Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, which begin on 5 August, will be the climax to the kind of summer of sport that is the...(more) 



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The Guardian view on the conviction of Hissène Habré: Africa points the way | Editorial

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The negotiations to bring Chad’s former dictator to court were complex and difficult, but the end result is a watershed for international human rightsIt was a truly extraordinary moment. On Monday, Hissène Habré, Chad’s former dictator, hid his face behind sunglasses as he listened to the...(more) 



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Ex-Barclays director accused by U.S. of illegal tips to plumber

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former director at Barclays Plc was arrested on Tuesday on U.S. charges that he provided inside information about impending mergers that he learned about at the bank to a plumber, who used the tips to illegally make $76,000 (£52,526).  



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Stephen Hawking urges Britons to stay in EU

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Physicist Stephen Hawking appealed Tuesday to British voters to back the campaign to stay in the European Union in a referendum next month while criticising US presidential hopeful Donald Trump. Asked if he could explain Trump's popularity, Hawking said: "I can't. A British vote to leave...(more) 



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AFP, RFI reporter threatened over Burundi crisis coverage

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The Burundi correspondent of Agence France-Presse and Radio France Internationale, who was tortured last year by security forces, received threats on social media Tuesday after being accused by authorities of "promoting crime and violence" with his coverage of the country's crisis. Esdras Ndikumana, winner of France's...(more) 



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Brazil police seek indictment of private bank Bradesco's CEO

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say they are asking prosecutors to bring tax fraud charges against the CEO of one of the country's private banks, Bradesco. 



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London Tube knifing was for 'Syrian brothers', court hears

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A man slashed the throat of a London Underground passenger for his "Syrian brothers", a court heard Tuesday. The aftermath of the incident in December was captured on mobile phone footage, and a bystander's retort to the attacker -- "You ain't no Muslim, bruv" -- became...(more) 



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Niguez and Isco left off Spain's final squad for Euro 2016

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MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid's Francisco "Isco" Alarcon and Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez were left off Spain's final squad for the European Championship on Tuesday. 



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